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FSU No. 1 in AP preseason poll

...Baylor is ranked in the preseason for the first time since 1986 and has its best preseason rankings since 1957, when the Bears were No. 7.? No. 25 Washington, with new coach Chris Petersen, formerly of Boise State, is making its first preseason...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-18/fsu-no-1-ap-preseason-poll
Sports
Off the Beaten Path: Camp-food for thought

...his sleeping bag when I roused him because a brown bear was nearby. "You want some?" he offered between mouthfuls as the bear made its way down the beach. Elton John is a paradox - the circle of life rarely makes me want to sing joyously - but...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-15/beaten-path-camp-food-thought
Outdoors
Woman survives Alaska bear mauling

...that Thea Thomas of Cordova was attacked by the bear while hiking on Heney Ridge Trail in the Cordova...The dogs ran off, then returned shortly with the bear running after them.Troopers say the bear noticed Thomas and attacked her multiple times...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-13/woman-survives-alaska-bear-mauling
State
Youth runners' 'feat' goes 'round the block

...for safety I wanted them to be aware of it and watching out for them. Especially on the back side of the circle where the bears walk through."Jeron will have topped 80 miles by press time. His first goal was to complete one marathon and he did...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-12/youth-runners-feat-goes-round-block
Sports
Woman drives to hospital after Cordova bear mauling

...afternoon that Thea Thomas of Cordova was attacked by the bear while hiking on Heney Ridge Trail.Thomas sustained...Peters said. The dogs ran off, then returned with the bear running after them.The bear noticed Thomas and attacked her multiple times...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-14/woman-drives-hospital-after-cordova-bea
State
Polar bear surprises women in tent

...you come back, I'm going to shoot you,'" she told the bear, according to her daughter."She has kind of a scary voice," Flora Rexford said in a phone interview.The bear had taken a bite out of an arctic char Marie Rexford had...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-14/polar-bear-surprises-women-tent
State
Search for QB allows teams to save cash

...projected starting quarterbacks less than $3.5 million, or one-fifth of the $17.5 million Jay Cutler will make from the Bears in base salary.While teams without $15 million quarterbacks have more money to spend on defense, other offensive weapons...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-14/search-qb-allows-teams-save-cash
Sports
At Wrangell, the cause for a grin is a bear

...miles ... and that's how we do it," she said.If the bears are the main act of Bearfest, those researchers represent...better than almost anything you can do," he said. "The bear doesn't know what you're saying and it doesn't matter...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-30/wrangell-cause-grin-bear
Local
Oral history being recorded from the Upper Kobuk

...fish," Commack explained, "because it's one of the main diets of our people, besides the caribou, the moose, the bear, and other animals that we eat. It's food on our table. It's survival of our people, physically. "Commack said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-04/oral-history-being-recorded-upper-kobuk
State
Otolith jewelry: Creating beauty out of unconventional parts

...differences cause natural variation in Darnell's jewelry, which she sells at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center and the Bear's Lair downtown.In the beginning, Darnell would primarily get her otoliths from fishermen who would trade fish for...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-04/otolith-jewelry-creating-beauty-out-unc
Local

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